Tag Archives: #alwx

Enhanced Risk: 5/6/22

For the next six weeks, my attention is fully dedicated to severe weather and storm chasing. Yesterday, the SPC showed two tornado reports in eastern Texas. Unfortunately, two people were inured in one of these storms. It goes to show … Continue reading

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Douglasville, GA, to Dallas, TX, Weather: 11/12/21

I am continuing my trek west. I got hit by a rainy squall line in Atlanta yesterday, but all remained below severe limits. This morning, the weather has been sunny, with mild temperatures and calm winds. The NWS in Peachtree … Continue reading

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Columbia, SC, to Tuscaloosa, AL, Weather: 11/11/21

I am continuing my trek west. This morning, the weather has been partly sunny, with mild temperatures and calm winds. The NWS in Columbia, SC, forecasts (for Columbia, SC) a partly sunny day, with a 30% chance of showers and … Continue reading

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4/19/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/19/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 12 tornado reports and the data is still being processed. The SPC Storms Reports graphic is … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/19/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat, labeled SIG SEVERE. To summarize the SPC:  The warm sector ahead of a shortwave trough will … Continue reading

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4/12/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/12/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 54 tornado reports and the data is still being processed.  Unfortunately, there were at least five … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/12/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat. To summarize the SPC:  An ongoing Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) that produced tornadoes overnight continues on … Continue reading

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Little Rock, AR, to Atlanta, GA, Weather: 12/21/19

I will be traveling from Little Rock, AR, to Atlanta, GA, today.  This will be day 3 of our annual Christmas trip.  We probably could have pushed a little farther last night, but there isn’t a good place to stop … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #16

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week is of a developing cumulus field ahead of a cold front. There is a clear line of thicker clouds near the MS/AL border, and a healthy cumulus field in the warm sector of … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #8

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a view of the mid-latitude cyclone that is causing the severe weather in the south. I have marked the approximate locations of the cold front (blue) and warm front (red).  The warm … Continue reading

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